Our regular blog series, "Sgt.Patient," lets veterans share how medical marijuana is improving their quality of life.

Thank you for being willing to share your story with us. Our goal is to make this a good experience for you and inspire others in the process. Share anonymously if you want, your story might be featured in one of our weekly blog posts. Below are prompts to help you get started. Our blogs are typically a few paragraphs long and around 800-1200 words. Help us make a difference. We would love to hear from you!

Guidelines for Sharing your Marijuana Health Story on Hopegrown.org

Paragraph One: Who you are? What branch of Armed Forces? Where you are? What is your ailment? What happened to you… Describe it in detail

Paragraph Two: What treatment methods were you using for your ailment before cannabis? i.e., what pharmaceuticals (frequency)

Paragraph Three: How did you hear about cannabis as a treatment option?

Paragraph Four: How is cannabis improving your condition?

Why are you telling your story?

(Optional) This short paragraph is for the author’s bio section of the blog post. It is typically 3-4 sentences about who you are, field of work, hobbies, etc… Submitting your name is optional.

*Lastly, if you know other veterans willing to share their marijuana health story please have them email us at info@hopegrown.org *

When we share our stories, what it does is, it opens up our hearts for other people to share their stories. And it gives us the sense that we are not alone on this journey.” -Janine Shepherd

Thank you for your service.